Climbing

Ear to the Ground: Issue 109

Ear to the Ground: Issue 109

News & notes from the outdoor industry SuperTopo Forum is Pulling the Plug The online climbers’ community known as the SuperTopo Forum is pulling the plug. For climbers, it’s the end of an era. “It is with a sad heart that I announce that normal operation of the...
Ear to the Ground: Issue 107

Ear to the Ground: Issue 107

News & notes from the outdoor industry Bianca Valenti makes 2018 “Most Accomplished Athletes” list Outside Magazine has named San Francisco based big wave surfer Bianca Valenti one of 2018’s most accomplished athletes. Other outdoor athletes recognized...
Climbing in Yosemite Valley with Free Soloist Brad Gobright

Climbing in Yosemite Valley with Free Soloist Brad Gobright

Pushing, maybe, a little too much By Chris Van Leuven Since the release of the documentary Free Solo, almost everyone has heard of Alex Honnold. But there’s another, lesser-known free soloist who is tearing up the scene: 30-year-old Brad Gobright. It’s 1am in El Cap...
Gear We Love: Issue 107

Gear We Love: Issue 107

Goodies for your active lifestyle 1. Fireside Outdoor Pop Up Fire Pit with Heat Shield Imagine being able to set up a fire pit anywhere in less than a minute. That’s the cool thing about the Pop Up Fire Pit from Fireside Outdoor: it packs into a small bag and sets up...
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour – Santa Cruz 2019

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour – Santa Cruz 2019

February 21 – 24, 2019 • Santa Cruz, CA recreation.ucsc.edu Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Rio Theatre, February...
Gift Giving Guide 2018

Gift Giving Guide 2018

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season Check out the stellar gift ideas below that are sure to be big hits with the adventure enthusiasts on your list. PLUS enter win sweet stash from many of these companies! Learn more here:...
Adam Ü

Adam Ü

Traveling with the world’s best adventurers from the crags, to the slopes, and to the sea By Chris Van Leuven As a teen, Adam Ü learned to navigate the inner circles of the Bay Area’s climbing elite who took him to competitions, provided places to stay when on the...